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Equipment Finance Cares Announces Panel, Speaker and Foundations for May Event in Pennsylvania

April 24, 2024, 07:18 AM
Filed Under: Industry News

The Equipment Finance Cares Pennsylvania event, hosted by Oakmont Capital Services, will be held on Tuesday, May 14th, from 1:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Museum of the American Revolution in downtown Philadelphia.

“Equipment Finance Cares is excited to come back to Pennsylvania,” said Jesse Johnson, founder of Equipment Finance Cares. “We are grateful to Oakmont Capital Services for hosting and to our sponsors for making these events possible.”

The human side of equipment finance panel, moderated by Brad Peterson, CEO of Channel, includes Kyin Lok, CEO of Dext Capital; Jennifer Fanz, VP of Sales at PEAC Solutions; Cole Farmer, CLFP, Fractional CFO/Controller at Consult Disrupt; and Rob Boyer, CLFP, President of First Commonwealth Bank Equipment Finance. Topics of discussion include why people love to work in equipment finance, engaging with the younger workforce, work-life balance, and the current state of the industry.

The event’s featured speaker is Nancy Robles, President of Eastern Funding. Robles will be discussing her most recent book project, The Many Pieces of Me. Other topics of discussion include being your true self, mental health awareness, and DEI.

Equipment Finance Cares is a platform that showcases how equipment finance professionals and organizations are giving back to their respective communities.  Foundations showcased for this event include Love Life Now, the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation, the Chris Walker Educational Fund, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and MAGIC Charities.  The day will conclude with a networking event for all attendees.

“Oakmont Capital Services is honored to sponsor next month’s Equipment Finance Cares event in our home city of Philadelphia. We strongly support this organization, which brings together equipment finance industry peers for learning, networking, and, most importantly, philanthropic giving. We are excited to encourage colleagues to join, participate, and come together to support each other and amazing non-profit organizations.” – Joe Leonard, CLFP, President/CEO of Oakmont Capital Services.
Blair Dawson from Sterling Rose is chairing the event. "I could not be more excited to bring industry professionals together in Philadelphia for an unforgettable event. From our amazing panel discussion to the fabulous venue, every detail has been carefully curated to inspire meaningful conversations. Highlighting the crucial topic of mental health, this event promises to be both enlightening and empowering. I look forward to welcoming everyone to our city as we unite for a cause that truly matters.”

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